Meatless monday: sweet Potato Nachos

So for awhile now I have been following more of a plant based lifestyle which really kind of started by substituting meat based dishes with a plant based one once a week, known as meatless Mondays. The health benefits of following a plant based diet are overwhelming. Meat consumption increases risk for all kinds of…

10 SIMPLE steps to make GOOD habits more DELICIOUS: STEP 6

So here we are at step 6 of my series. The theme? Monitoring your intake of solid fats and added sugar. Eating less solid fats involves reducing your intake of foods like Cakes, cookies, pies, cakes, granola bars Regular cheese Sausage, bacon, ribs Pizza Fried potatoes including hash browns and fries Dairy based desserts like…

Cinnamon spice homemade protein bars

I have a confession to make. I have had an unhealthy addiction to protein bars these last few months. Well, I wouldn’t go as far as calling it an addiction. But I have been eating them almost every day since starting this internship. And I have felt guilty about it every single day. To be…

10 SIMPLE steps to make GOOD habits more DELICIOUS: STEP 5

I apologize for my absence! My schedule has been all over the place with this internship. This past week I finally had a break so I spent time visiting family, relaxing, and working on projects for the internship. So today is my last day of my break and I felt I should post at least…

Tips for choosing yogurt!

Happy weekend everybody! I know I have been a bit MIA from my blog for awhile and I am sorry for that. This internship has been keeping me on my toes. I have made it to my 4th rotation in my internship and I am currently working at a diabetes outpatient clinic attached to the…

10 SIMPLE steps to make GOOD habits more DELICIOUS: STEP 3

This step is easier said than actually executed. it involves increasing the amounts of meals you cook at home and decreasing the amount of meals you eat out. Cooking at home, as opposed to dining out, allows you to not only have more creative control but also more nutritional control over what goes into your…

10 SIMPLE steps to make GOOD habits more DELICIOUS: STEP 2

Welcome to step 2 of my “10 simple steps” series. Step 2 involves simply switching out saturated fat for healthier fats I.e. monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats as well as keeping cholesterol intake to less than 300 mg per day (tip: cholesterol is actually not even a required or essential nutrient and is only found in…